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Changing The Rules Of The Game:
Emerging Russian Jewish Philanthropy


Philanthropy PanelMonday, April 2 2012
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Event
Zinner Forum (Atrium), Heller
Free and Open to the public

This engaging conversation covered the unique aspects of the Russian­ speaking Jewish community and its philanthropic practice in North America and globally. Prominent panelists discussed lay leadership engagement, funding priorities, motivations and best practices. The program offered a glimpse at how this emerging community is bringing about change in the Jewish philanthropic world.

Panelists:

Ilia Salita, Executive Director, Genesis Philanthropy Group, North America
Gene Rachmansky, Executive Committee UJA Federation of New York, Attorney and Financier
Leonard Petlakh, Executive Director, Kings Bay YM-YWHA

Moderator:

David A. Mersky, Director of Education and Professional Development. F1sher-Bernstein Institute for Jewish Philanthropy

Sponsored by the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry.

Cosponsored by the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program and the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy.

Directions to the Zinner Forum (Atrium), Heller.